Samoa to host region's largest solar array

Samoa to host region's largest solar array

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, April 24 (UPI) -- New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray McCully said his government was helping to support the construction of the region's largest solar energy project.
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Pacific islands need focus on renewables, EU says

Pacific islands need focus on renewables, EU says

BRUSSELS, April 22 (UPI) -- Renewable energy for Pacific island nations will help fight climate change and stimulate the region's economy, the European development commissioner said.
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New Zealand PM: Unsure if Japan will offer apology for entering waters

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- New Zealand Prime Minister John Key said he is hoping to get an apology from Japan after one if its whaling ships entered the country's Exclusive Economic Zone.

1 dead, others injured after cyclone hits Tonga

NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- A powerful cyclone hit the island nation of Tonga during the weekend, leaving at least one person dead and several others injured, officials said.

New Zealand apologizes to China for series of tainted milk products

BEIJING, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- New Zealand Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully has apologized for a series of tainted milk products recently shipped to China.

New Zealand warns of flying in Chinese-made MA60 aircraft

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- New Zealand has warned its nationals in the Pacific island country of Tonga against flying in a Chinese-made aircraft recently acquired by Real Tonga airline.

Fiji scraps proposed constitution

SUVA, Fiji, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Fiji's military government announced it would discard a draft constitution in favor of one written by the government itself.
Small Pacific territory goes all solar

Small Pacific territory goes all solar

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- A small island territory in the South Pacific has become the first territory able to meet all its electricity needs using solar power, officials say.

New Zealand and NATO to boost cooperation

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, June 6 (UPI) -- New Zealand and NATO will increase cooperation including training of militay and civilian personnel and a greater exchange of information, praticularly around security issues.

Hackers target New Zealand Cabinet e-mails

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- The hacker group Anonymous broke into the e-mail of New Zealand's foreign affairs minister, potentially exposing sensitive Cabinet information, officials said.

Water airlift to aid Tuvalu islands in the Pacific

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- An airlift is being planned by New Zealand and Australia to battle a water shortage crisis in the small Pacific Ocean island nation of Tuvalu, officials said.
New Zealand to defer on Japan whaling case

New Zealand to defer on Japan whaling case

CANBERRA, Australia, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- New Zealand says it won't join legal action against Japan over its whaling in the Southern Ocean but will still try to persuade Japan to end it activities.
U.S, New Zealand ink diplomatic agreement

U.S, New Zealand ink diplomatic agreement

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- The United States and New Zealand Thursday committed to regular diplomatic and military meetings, and work on trade issues, officials said.

New Zealand, United States sign agreement

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- New Zealand and the United States ended a quarter century of political and military estrangement with the signing of the Wellington Declaration in the capital.
Antarctica wind farm operational

Antarctica wind farm operational

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- The world's southernmost wind farm, in Antarctica, is now operational.
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Murray Stuart McCully (born 19 February 1953 in Whangarei, Northland) is a New Zealand politician. He is a member of the National Party, and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minister for Sport and Recreation, and Minister for the Rugby World Cup.

McCully was educated at Arapohue Primary School, Dargaville High School, the University of Auckland, and Victoria University of Wellington. He has a LLB degree and is a qualified Barrister and Solicitor, working as a lawyer before entering politics. His former partner, Jane Clifton, works as a columnist for The New Zealand Listener and as a political journalist.

McCully first entered Parliament as MP for East Coast Bays on the North Shore of Auckland in the 1987 elections, and became MP for the new seat of Albany in the 1999 elections. In the 2002 elections he returned as MP for the reconstituted East Coast Bays seat.

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